This Week’s Highlights at Third Eye Comics for Wednesday 10/7/20

Published October 4th, 2020

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AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #850 (issue 49) arrives this Wednesday, delivering a landmark moment in the run, and a perfect place for new readers to jump on! Get ready for the RETURN OF THE GREEN GOBLIN!

We’ve been loving what Nick Spencer has been doing on SPIDER-MAN since the series launched a couple of years back, and this weeks issue #850 is the perfect place to give the series a shot, and jump on board!

As if things weren’t bad enough for Spider-Man with Sin-Eater’s reign of terror reaching riot level… THE GREEN GOBLIN IS BACK!

Spidey has been through a lot, but even the worst things that have ever happened to Spider-Man have just been a prelude for what happens here, with an epic main story by a veritable Hall of Fame of Spider-Creators.

In addition, you’re going to see some real all-stars, like TRADD MOORE (SILVER SURFER BLACK, LUTHER STRODE), KURT BUSIEK (who wrote one of the best but not often discovered Spidey runs ever with UNTOLD TALES OF SPIDER-MAN), CHRIS BACHALO and more!

Get ready for the big RETURN OF THE GREEN GOBLIN storyline and jump on here!

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BATMAN hits a landmark with issue #100, and delivers the shocking finale to the red hot JOKER WAR storyline!

We’re so pumped about BATMAN #100 dropping this week, as it serves up an incredible finale to the red hot story line from SOMETHING IS KILLING THE CHILDREN and DEPARTMENT OF TRUTH creator JAMES TYNION IV!

“The Joker War” comes to a city-shattering conclusion as Batman battles The Joker in a brutal, no-holds-barred duel!

This is a fight 80 years in the making, and its outcome won’t just change Batman’s life—it will change Gotham City for years to come! Plus, catch the first glimpse of the new villain known as Ghost-Maker!

And after the senses-shattering conclusion of “The Joker War” come a pair of short stories that will chart what’s to come in Gotham City and Batman. Don’t miss the first showdown between Batman and Clownhunter!

BATMAN #100 features an incredible Cover B variant by comics superstar FRANCESCO MATTINA!

In addition to the gorgeous cover A, there’s an awesome Cover B from comics superstar MATTINA, and you can snag yours for normal cover price while supplies last!

Make sure you scoop yours this week at Third Eye!

Wanna get caught up on JOKER WAR? We’ve got all the chapters in stock to get you current!

Read all about JOKER WAR with our THIRD EYE GUIDE here!

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CHAMPIONS #1 kicks off a brand new series for the next generation of Marvel super-heroes!

THE CHAMPIONS RETURN IN TROUBLED TIMES! A law is passed that goes against everything Ms. Marvel, Nova and Spider-Man founded the Champions for-But the world still needs heroes, even if the world doesn’t want them right now.

After Ms. Marvel makes an unexpected and emotional announcement that her team won’t go down without a fight, a group of teen vigilantes gathers to plan their next move.

But the C.R.A.D.L.E. task force is hot on their trail, and there’s a spy in their midst. Eve L. Ewing (IRONHEART, OUTLAWED) and Simone Di Meo (IMMORTAL HULK: THE BEST DEFENSE and VENOM: ACTS OF EVIL) team up for a dramatic new era of Champions that will define Marvel’s teen heroes for years to come!

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X OF SWORDS CONTINUES with CHAPTERS 3,4 and 5 this Wednesday — and delivers TWO major first appearances with WOLVERINE & X-FORCE!

First off: X OF SWORDS is turning into one of the most exciting things to hit the Marvel U since HOUSE OF X, and we’re loving every freakin’ second of it.

Seriously: this storyline is GOOD, and we’re pumped to see where it goes next, as the First Horsemen of Apocalypse decide to go all MORTAL KOMBAT on the X-MEN and pit mutant warrior against mutant warrior in an all out tournament with cosmic consequences!

Oh, and every Marvel sword ever — from Excalibur to the Soulblade and everything in between — is getting featured here, and we’re loving it!

Secondly, two of the three books dropping this week may be ones you want to snag an extra copy of as they have huge potential as future keys: WOLVERINE #6 and X-FORCE #13 both feature a massive first appearance (WOLVERINE #6) and a major cameo (X-FORCE #13), and are must-haves for those of you who like collect books that may be keys to have down the road!

This week, the fun continues in WOLVERINE #6 Chapter 3, and it’s all about: Descent. Penance. A legendary power reclaimed — and a massive new bad guy making his legendary first appearance!

And, then in X-FORCE #13 Chapter 4, it’s all about: Stealth. The power within. The burden of knowledge. Marvel being cryptic? Trust us: the surprises are a big deal, and we’re pumped. Annnnnnd…. this one features the cameo of another big character that you’re going to want to have in your collection!

Finally, the week is rounded off with MARAUDERS #13: A secret flight. A long journey. A Thief and a Queen. 

What’s the scoop on X OF SWORDS and why do you need to get on board? Click here for our THIRD EYE GUIDE to X OF SWORDS!

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JUSTICE LEAGUE #54 *DOOM METAL CHAPTER 2* – Could this be the debut of the OMEGA KNIGHT?

“Doom Metal” part two of five storms the stage in this essential Dark Nights: Death Metal tie-in!

It’s the Titans reunion you’ve been clamoring for when Starfire and Cyborg join Nightwing in this twisted Justice League.

The team is hell-bent for Brimstone Bay to free the Legion of Doom, but what horrors and desires will the Valley of Starros reveal to them—and who or what is the villain named Mindhunter?

Wanna jump on board this killer tie-in to DEATH METAL? We’ve got chapter 1 of DOOM METAL, in JUSTICE LEAGUE #53, in stock to get you on board!


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AMERICAN VAMPIRE: 1976 #1 kicks off a stunning new BLACK LABEL return for DEATH METAL / BATMAN writer SCOTT SNYDER’S incredible VERTIGO horror series!

America is broken. Trust between the government and the American public has crumbled. Paranoia reigns supreme.

It’s 1976, and this is the concluding chapter of the Eisner Award-winning American Vampire!

Skinner Sweet has exhausted all efforts to regain his lost immortality. With his powers and purpose gone, he is now determined to go out with a bang.

At a seedy motorcycle rally in the desert where he’s closer than ever to his death wish, Pearl Jones and a shocking partner tracks him down for one last, desperate mission: The force known as the Gray Trader and its minions are tunneling through the bowels of the world to unleash hell on Earth—just in time for America’s bicentennial.

With catastrophe looming, it’s up to Skinner and Pearl to reconcile and change the course of history—or die trying.

The series that launched the careers of superstars Scott Snyder and Rafael Albuquerque returns for nine final issues and the closing chapter of the legacy of American Vampire.

Imagine the generational storytelling of something like ONCE UPON A TIME IN AMERICA or The Godfather and Goodfellas crossed with one of the most unique takes on vampires ever told — that’s AMERICAN VAMPIRE, and we love the heck out of it!

You can give it a shot by jumping on fresh with this first issue, or if you want to go back to the very start, we’ve got the graphic novels, starting with volume 1, in stock to catch you up!

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AMERICAN RONIN #1 kicks off a killer new series from AWA (YEAR ZERO, DEVIL’S HIGHWAY) this week!!!

We’re loving the output of upstart new indie publisher AWA, and this week, they’ve got a big hit on the way with AMERICAN RONIN!

War is over, democracy an illusion, real power now lies not with nation states but huge corporations engaged in a silent war for global domination.

Their number one weapon: highly-skilled, technologically-enhanced operatives trained since childhood to pledge their allegiance to the corporate flag.

But what happens when one such operative breaks free of his mental chains and decides to bring the whole system down?

Can one “Ronin” make a difference?

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MORIARTY THE PATRIOT VOL.1 arrives this week, delivering a killer new manga spin on the Sherlock and Moriarty mythos!

In the late 19th century, Great Britain rules over a quarter of the world. Nobles sit in their fancy homes in comfort and luxury, while the working class slaves away at their jobs.

When young Albert James Moriarty’s upper-class family adopts two lower-class orphans, the cruelty the boys experience at his family’s hands cements Albert’s hatred of the nobility he was born into.

He asks the older of the two boys-who has a genius mind and a killer instinct-to help him rid the world of evil, starting with Albert’s own family!

FIRE POWER #4 from ROBERT KIRKMAN (WALKING DEAD) and CHRIS SAMNEE (DAREDEVIL) continues to deliver one of the best new comics of 2020 this Wednesday!

FIRE POWER drops this week, and once again, we’re in awe at just how damn good this series is.

We’re loving every second of it, and then some, and cannot wait to see where it takes us next!

Things go from bad to worse as Owen and Kellie’s night out turns into a nightmare!

Thankfully, the kids are safe at home… aren’t they?

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DCEASED DEAD PLANET #4 delivers another shocking bloodbath of an issue, and we’re loving it!

The dark Elseworlds of DCEASED is one of the coolest concepts to come out of DC Comics in the last few years, letting the man who made the INJUSTICE comics so darn awesome, run wild, and decimate the DCU as we know it against the backdrop of a 28 DAYS LATER-style infection.

In DEAD PLANET, things have been really heating up, and in this weeks issue #4, time is running out for the Justice League to unlock the Anti-Life cure as they face a deadly new threat on Earth—in addition to the billions of the undead!

Their final desperate attempt at finding the cure will take them off-planet for the greatest heist in the history of New Genesis!

Wanna catch up? We’ve got issues 1-3 in stock to get you current with this weeks issue 4!

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2010s comic classic, IRREDEEMABLE, gets an epic OMNIBUS collection this week — find out why this is one of the best EVIL SUPERMAN-style stories of all-time, from the writer of KINGDOM COME, Mark Waid!

One of the biggest, and best of the “Superman Gone Bad”-style stories in the vein of SUPERMAN RED SON, and more, is Mark Waid (KINGDOM COME) and Peter Krause’s IRREDEEMABLE.

One of the best damn takes on the concept we’ve ever seen, they built a fully fleshed out superhero world that captivates the heck out of you, and makes for some great reading.

Now, BOOM is reissuing the series in a big ol’ crazy omnibus edition, and you can own all 40 issues of IRREDEEMABLE (1-37, plus some tie-ins) for just $49.99

When the Plutonian, the world’s greatest superhero, snaps and turns into the world’s greatest villain, only his former teammates have a chance at stopping his rampage. What became of the hope and promise once inside him? What happens to the world when its savior betrays it? What makes a hero irredeemable? For the first time, the entire Irredeemable saga is available in a single volume. 

The acclaimed team of writer Mark Waid (Kingdom Come, The Avengers) and artist Peter Krause, along with some of the most acclaimed creators in comics, challenge everything you think you know about superheroes by exploring the good, the bad… and the irredeemable inside all of us.

MILES MORALES SPIDER-MAN #19 features the first cover appearance of Clone Miles Morales – make sure you snag this key issue for your collection!

The MILES MORALES Spider-Man series really started to blow up recently, with the introduction of the Clone Miles Morales character, who we think is going to be a major part of the Miles storylines in the future, and this week, issue #19 features the first cover appearance of the character — so you know you better scoop yourself an extra copy or two for your key collection!

No one knows the full consequences when worlds collide: Are there aftershocks, echoes, doubles?

Miles is already battling a man who shares his name. What does it mean when he finds someone with his face in his family living room?

Was this clone made or born? And which Miles will survive this saga?

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NEIL GAIMAN’S NORSE MYTHOLOGY #1 delivers the legendary writer of AMERICAN GODS and THE SANDMAN’S take on classic Norse myth!

#1 New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman and Eisner Award-winning comics legend P. Craig Russell breathe new life into the ancient Norse stories by taking readers through the creation of the Nine Worlds to the epic origin and adventures of Thor, Odin, and Loki all the way to the end of life-Ragnarök.

Having previously written about deities in American Gods and The Sandman, Gaiman teams with Russell to finally bring readers to follow the northern gods in their own setting in this comic book adaptation of the hit novel!

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NEW MUTANTS CABLE EPIC COLLECTION collects one of the most iconic Marvel eras this Wednesday!

The introduction of CABLE into the NEW MUTANTS run represents a major turning point for MARVEL COMICS, and shares the same level of importance of VENOM’S first introductions, as a new shift to a new style of Marvel storytelling was made, and when we saw that it was getting the killer EPIC collection treatment – we knew we had to shout it out!

Watch out, New Mutants – here comes the man called Cable! With the rest of the team in Asgard, Freedom Force arrests Rusty and Skids.

The terrorist Mutant Liberation Front demands their release, but a mysterious metal-armed, gun-toting warrior with a glowing eye is targeting the MLF for reasons of his own!

The New Mutants make the dangerous passage back to Earth, but soon cross paths with Cable – and their lives will never be the same! The forceful reinvention of the New Mutants begins here as Professor X’s former students join Cable to tackle threats including Sabretooth, Skrulls and the shadowy Stryfe!

Plus: The New Mutants battle Atlanteans, face their futures and tune in to TV land! Collecting NEW MUTANTS (1983) #86-94 and ANNUAL #5-6, NEW MUTANTS SUMMER SPECIAL #1 and material from X-FACTOR ANNUAL #5 and X-MEN ANNUAL (1970) #14.

Get the scoop on the origins of the MARVEL ZOMBIES in a special MARVEL ZOMBIES Marvel Tales one-shot, reprinting their first appearance & more!

The relentless Marvel Zombies rise from the dead as we celebrate the legacy of the House of Ideas with the era-spanning MARVEL TALES! This anthology series shines a spotlight on fan-favorite characters, features timeless stories and highlights some of our most impressive talent from the past eight decades.

When the Reed Richards of the Ultimate Universe makes contact with his counterpart from another Earth, it looks like a marvelous crossover – until the terrifying truth is revealed!

The Ultimate FF face a truly frightful foursome in ULTIMATE FANTASTIC FOUR #21-23 by Mark Millar and Greg Land! Then the full horror is unleashed in MARVEL ZOMBIES (2005) #1 by Robert Kirkman – the superstar writer of The Walking Dead – and artist Sean Phillips!

Can even the mutant master of magnetism, Magneto, survive in a devastated world against a horde of undead super heroes?

RISE OF ULTRAMAN #2 follows up on the killer first issue, and delivers more kaiju-fighting awesomeness!

The histories of two worlds, the experiences of two lives, and the destinies of two heroes must reconcile as Ultra and Man struggle to become one – and if they don’t, neither will survive!

And as Shin fights for his life, Kiki searches for a way to save him – a search that will bring her one step closer to the dark secret of 1966!

Wanna catch up? We’ve got issue 1 in stock to get you current!

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Star Wars Adventures #1 kicks off an all new all ages friendly Star Wars series!

An exciting new era begins! Each issue in this monthly series will feature two stories starring all your favorite Star Wars characters!

Between the events of The Last Jedi and The Rise of Skywalker, Poe and Finn have taken Rey to a remote planet to continue her Jedi training. But they’re surprised to find that the First Order’s reach extends far and wide. Plus, an all-new tale of the Dark Lord of the Sith himself, Darth Vader!

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THOR #8 delivers another must-read installment of Donny Cates’s epic THOR run!

This series has been one of the hottest things going, and we’re loving EVERY second of it — and this week, issue #8 delivers another must-read chapter that you’re not going to want to miss!


That’s right — come on down to Broxton, Oklahoma, and pick up Mjolnir for yourself! The famed hammer of the Thunder God is free for the taking…no worthiness required???

Wanna get caught up — and get ready for the mysterious BLACK WINTER?

We’ve got issues 1-7 to get you current!

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TRANSFORMERS / BACK TO THE FUTURE #1 brings two of our fav things together in one awesome series!

Great Scott! Marty McFly has just returned from the adventure of a lifetime to a new, better Hill Valley?-everything’s looking up for him!

That is, until Marty and his friend Doc Brown’s time machine attracts the attention of the Decepticons!

With one small mistake, Marty finds himself once again thrust into adventure to stop the Decepticon plot in the past, present, and future… all with the help of a new time machine… the Autobot, Gigawatt!

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One of the most iconic comic books of the last two decades is now being remastered and brought back to life (fitting for a zombie comic, right?) in full color!

It’s time to revisit the historic independent series that took the entertainment world by storm 17 years ago! Follow Rick Grimes’s journey again, from the very beginning, but this time in STUNNING FULL COLOR by the masterful DAVE McCAIG.

This deluxe version will feature a memorable array of variant covers commemorating major character introductions and the series’ most memorable twists and turns.

Each issue will include a new installment of “The Cutting Room Floor,”  featuring ROBERT KIRKMAN’s original handwritten plots along with commentary on abandoned storylines and things that may have changed along the way. This deluxe, definitive presentation of the story in full color will NOT be collected any time soon, so these single issues will be the only way to experience this.

Collect all 6 covers of WALKING DEAD DELUXE #1 & SAVE 15% OFF the cover price!

There’s some gorgeous covers on issue #1 of WALKING DEAD DELUXE, and we know you’re gonna want them ALL!

We put together a great bundle where you can scoop all 6 for just $19.99, saving you 15% off the cover price!

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WE ONLY FIND THEM WHEN THEY’RE DEAD #2 follows up on the incredible new BOOM STUDIOS series from IMMORTAL HULK writer AL EWING!

We’re loving all the killer stuff that BOOM is putting out these days, and this week, we’re getting treated to the second issue of the brand new WE ONLY FIND THEM WHEN THEY’RE DEAD!

Captain Malik and the crew of the Vihaan II escape from their tyrannical government – and chart a course straight to the first living god they can find!

But the only thing more dangerous than what lies ahead of them…is who follows behind them.

For fans of Decorum and Something is Killing the Children comes a new sci-fi epic from Al Ewing (Immortal Hulk) and Simone Di Meo (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers) on the edge of space where humanity is harvesting the corpses of giant alien gods to survive. 

No one has ever seen a living god, but Captain Malik is obsessed with being the first.

Captain Malik and the crew of the Vihaan II harvest the only resources that matter from the giant corpses of alien gods found on the edge of human space. While other autopsy ships race to salvage the meat, minerals, and metals that sustain the human race, Malik sees an opportunity to finally break free from this system.

But Malik’s obsession with the gods will push his crew into the darkest reaches of space, bringing them face to face with a threat unlike anything they’ve ever imagined – unless the rogue agent on their trail can stop them first…

Wanna get caught up on this epic new series? We’ve got issue 1 in stock to get you current!

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